Said I that Amaryllis (Ernest John Moeran)

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  • (Posted 2024-04-06)  CPDL #80021:         
Editor: Ian Haslam (submitted 2024-04-06).   Score information: A4, 9 pages, 138 kB   Copyright: CPDL
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General Information

Title: Said I that Amaryllis
Composer: Ernest John Moeran
Lyricist: Anonymous
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1939
Description: Originally published by Novello and Co Ltd.

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

Said I that Amarillis was fairer than is Phillis?
Upon my death I take it,
sweet Phyll I never spake it,
But if you think I did then,
take me and hang me,
Yet let more and more love,
more love and beauty pang me.